Opera Grand Rapids Stages Don Giovanni

by (John Kissane)

Submitted 10-27-2021 under OPINION

After an absence of two years, Opera Grand Rapids returned to Devos Performance Hall with Don Giovanni. Times had changed; an attendant confirmed COVID-19 vaccination or the results of a recent negative test, and masks were required throughout the...

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Grand Rapids Public Museum hosts special Halloween organ concerts

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

Join the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) for special Halloween Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concerts with Andrew Rogers, accompanied by the 1925 horror silent film classic The Phantom of the Opera on Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14, 2017....

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Song and dance: Opera GR, Grand Rapids Ballet collaborate

by (Opera Grand Rapids)

Submitted 05-30-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

The classical arts have a special relationship to one another. In the world of grand opera, orchestration, song, dance and theatre all come together to create the final larger-than-life product. Take, for example, Opera Grand Rapids 2007 production...

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Opera Grand Rapids' "The Barber of Seville" features Met Opera lead

by (Opera Grand Rapids)

Submitted 05-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

As Italian opera’s comic genius and the leading opera composer of the first half of the 19th century, Gioachino Rossini was nicknamed “The Italian Mozart” for good reason. Between 1808 and 1829, Rossini composed no fewer than...

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María de Buenos Aires

by (Opera Grand Rapids)

Submitted 08-05-2016 under

María de Buenos Aires An unconventional hybrid of tango, opera and surrealism Music by Ástor Piazzolla Libretto by Horacio Ferrer Seductive, haunting and intoxicating, genre-bending tango opera María de Buenos Aires is a surreal spiritual journey...

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LiveArts 2015 - A look back at Grand Rapids Symphony's multi-genre, multimedia extravaganza one year later

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 04-26-2016 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids Symphony’s LiveArts was the biggest, locally-produced show Grand Rapids had ever seen. In the Van Andel Arena on four stages, nine performing organizations with more than 1,500 performers joined together one year ago to celebrate...

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Musical comedy, "The Mikado," comes to Wealthy Theatre

by (WestMichiganSav...)

Submitted 03-28-2016 under NONPROFITS

The most famous Gilbert and Sullivan musical comedy, "The Mikado", premiered in London in 1885. It was the Victorian era with Queen Victoria on the throne. Now, 131 years later, "The Mikado", is still being performed around the...

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Gilbert & Sullivan's - The Mikado

by (WestMichiganSav...)

Submitted 03-28-2016 under

The most famous Gilbert & Sullivan musical comedy, The Mikado, premiered in London in 1885.  It was the Victorian era with Queen Victoria on the throne.  Now, 131 years later, The Mikado is still being performed around the world. The...

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Opera Grand Rapids presents "Noah's Flood

by (Ashley Roberts)

Submitted 02-02-2015 under

Benjamin Britten's "Noah’s Flood" is a one-act opera sung in English and presented in the beautiful setting of Fountain Street Church. In addition to a professional cast and soloists of the Grand Rapids Symphony, over 100 kids...

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Toi, Toi, Toi! Love at the Opera for You!

by (Suzanna LaCroix)

Submitted 02-11-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

The classic head-over-heels love story transcends centuries. A man falls in love with a beautiful woman. The woman is passionate about the man. Yet the seduction of material luxuries and trickery by another man who can provide those...

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